Jan. 26, 2011
Middleton and Clarke Comments (AUDIO)
Hunter Comments (AUDIO)
CULLOWHEE, N.C. - Western Carolina University athletics sponsored a Catamount Coaches Luncheon today, at O'Malley's Bar and Grill of Sylva, with basketball coaches Larry Hunter and Karen Middleton.
Hunter and Middleton re-capped the previous weekend's games and gave a preview of the upcoming slate of home games. Hunter's Catamounts host Furman at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Ramsey Center.
Middleton's Catamount women's basketball team will enjoy a two-game home stand. Western Carolina will host Elon at 2 p.m. Saturday, and will also host a Pink Zone event, and will play a noon contest with rival Appalachian State on Monday.
Both teams are returning home after dropping two road games. Men's basketball lost at College ofCharleston and The Citadel. Women's basketball fell to Chattanooga and Samford.
More information on the women's basketball team's Pink Zone Game:
The Pink Zone initiative asks fans to wear pink in support of the Kay Yow Foundation, raising funds for cancer research ... The Catamount's Student Athlete Advisory Committee is selling silly bands for the event ... There are also pink totes being sold and half of ticket sold go to the Kay Yow Foundation.